Here’s are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you like them too.


World’s scariest beauty trend. But, world’s funniest article.

A truly refreshing take on parents and school stress at Design Mom. Do you agree?

Picky eater help: The top 10 tips from the experts. But do they all work?

Our new must-have tech accessory. Want.

How to get kids kindergarten ready.

It’s National Tequila Day! We might need to make this refreshing twist on a margarita recipe after the kids are in bed.

We’re so honored that our co-founder Liz Gumbinner and Cool Mom Picks is part of the new Tastemaker series on To The Market. If you haven’t yet shopped there yet, it’s a beautiful shop with a truly beautiful cause. Check out Liz’s 5 favorite picks to get you started.


What Pet Should I Get? The long-lost Dr. Seuss book, now released!

We’re excited about What Pet Should I Get? and how this long-lost Dr Seuss book came to be released.
(Original drawing at top via Dr. Seuss Enterprises)

Unintentionally hilarious Yelp reviews from tourists who seem to not actually like traveling. Uh, sorry the Grand Canyon is “just a hole in the ground with no Segway rentals.”

One new reason to stay at a Le Meridien hotel with your kids: Free LEGOs.

Check out what Reverse the Course is doing for girls and education. Via

Why one cool kid is okay being named after Atticus Finch.

If you’re not listening to Happier with Gretchen Rubin, do it!


Career advice from director Ava DuVernay at the Blogher 2015 conference

Smart career advice from director Ava DuVernay at the BlogHer 2015 conference keynote.

Meet the Kinder Egg smuggler. (via Swiss-Miss)

Undiscovered Pinterest board of the week: Boredom Busters for Kids from Appaman. Good stuff.

And happy birthday this week to three of our favorite Leos and beloved CMP MVPs: Managing Food Editor Stacie Billis, Sr Associate Editor Christina Refford, and Digital Strategist + Developer Jon Armstrong. We couldn’t do it without you!

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